2020 SMILE GOALS: PERFECT PLAN FOR STRAIGHT TEETH

“New Year, New Me” is on everyone’s lips, but while the New Year is an opportunity to make lifestyle changes, it is important to set goals to see them come to fruition. This goes without saying, Have you set your smile goals? Do you what you’d like to improve, how...

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BRACES-FRIENDLY HOLIDAY TREATS

People rarely think of wellness when making massive holiday food/dinners. One of the most thoughtful things you can do when prepping large holiday meals is to consider not just the taste, but the wellness and dietary restrictions of your loved ones. Here are a list of braces-friendly foods for the...

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CELEBRATING THE ORTHODONTICS MONTH: THE POWER OF AN ALIGNED BATH

October is one of our favorite months in the year, here’s why. Not only is it Dental Hygiene Month, it is also National Orthodontics Month, an opportunity to celebrate the art of orthodontics and what smile makers do to improve lives. What Orthodontists Do:In simple terms, they are tasked with...

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SMILE IMPROVEMENT AND SELF IMPROVEMENT- THE PROFESSIONAL BENEFITS OF BRACES

In the spirit of Self-Improvement, lets explore how a beautiful smile can boost your professional life. A thriving professional life often requires a certain level of positivism. Apart from your skills, your body language and facial expressions play a huge role in professional dealings. A perfect professional smile comes in...

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ORTHODONTICS AND THE TOOTH FAIRY TRADITION

August 22nd is National Tooth Fairy day, this is also a perfect opportunity take a second to talk about this tradition with your kids and how it designed to promote the foundation for orthodontics, great oral hygiene.As children, we are told that there is a tooth fairy. Once we start...

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NATIONAL SMILE MONTH: HERE IS HOW ORTHODONTISTS CREATE SMILES

If you have ever been curious about how orthodontics straighten teeth, you must have some understanding of the value of straightened teeth, and how positively transformative it can be.On the other hand, you might have experienced some movement around your jawline or you simply noticed some structural misalignment in your teeth and are curious as...

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WORLD HEALTH DAY:HOW ORTHODONTICS ENHANCES YOUR OVERALL HEALTH

In the spirit of world health day, we will be focusing on orthodontics and healthy teeth. Oral health is a facet of the many-component health wheel that spins and spins. Taking care of your oral hygiene can help to mitigate and stifle serious complications ranging from heart disease to strokes to mind-bending pain....

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WORLD ORAL HYGIENE DAY: FOCUS ON DENTAL TRAUMA

TRAUMA. An unsuspecting villain that possesses the capacity to cause permanent damage to a person. Just like traumatic experiences dent our psyche, so also do dental traumas cause harm to overall oral health.  A dental trauma refers to trauma or injury to the teeth or gums, and nearby soft tissues...

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THE 2019 GUIDE TO PICTURE PERFECT TEETH

We’re deep into the second week of the year, and at this point you must tired to the many “New Year New Me” messages flooding your timeline. Although these messages are inspire better health habits, we all know that failure to plan is a plan to fail. That is why...

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THE ULTIMATE ORTHODONTIC TRAVEL KIT : TRAVELING WITH BRACES

Have you've ever broken or lost one of your orthodontic appliances and sighed to your self “Thank God I'm not in a remote state away from my doctor”? This isn't uncommon, but we have the perfect travel advice for such disasters. If you are traveling this holiday season, it is...

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TIPS FROM YOUR ORTHODONTIST: HOW TO STAY MOUTH CANCER FREE

Welcome to November, the month of gratitude. While November comes with joyful festivities, like harvest and thanksgiving, orthodontists use this month to also bring awareness to mouth cancer. An integral part of gratitude is being actively responsible, which includes constantly educating oneself on ways in which to keep the mind,...

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SUGAR FREE TIPS FOR A HEALTHY AND FUN HALLOWEEN

Quick Facts: When it comes to dental health, an immoderate consumption of sugar can lead to tooth decay. For those in orthodontic treatment, stay away from hard, crunchy, and sticky foods, whether or not they are sugar free; these types of foods can break any orthodontic appliance you may have,...

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Widely Spaced Teeth: Is Invisalign an Option?

Wide spaces between the teeth can greatly diminish the look of your smile. It can also affect your bite, pushing your teeth and jaws out of proper alignment. In some cases, Invisalign can present a more convenient option than traditional braces for correcting spaces between the teeth.What is Invisalign?Invisalign is...

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Signs That Your Child May Need Braces

Predicting whether your child will need braces can be difficult. All children progress at varying rates and the position of the primary teeth do not necessarily indicate the position of the adult teeth. Still, it is recommended that children be evaluated by an orthodontist by the age of seven. Though it...

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Will Invisalign Help My Overbite?

Using patented Invisalign technology, your teeth will be gently guided into the proper position according to your individualized treatment plan.[/pullquote]The number of dental conditions that can be corrected with Invisalign grows more impressive every day. Orthodontists are finding new uses for Invisalign technology. At the same time, patients are spreading the...

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Orthodontic Treatment for Your Overall Health

Orthodontic treatment is usually thought of as cosmetic—a way to turn crooked or incorrectly spaced teeth into a perfect, straight smile. However, orthodontic treatment affects more than just the appearance of the teeth. As our orthodontist can explain in an initial consultation, orthodontic treatment can help reduce wear and tear on...

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Will Orthodontics Change my Lifestyle?

If your teeth are crooked, or if your bite is not properly aligned, you could experience long term problems with your teeth and jaw. Orthodontics can correct these problems, preventing abnormal wear and tear and other side effects of misalignment. In addition, if you are self conscious about your smile...

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Orthodontics: Purpose of a Palatal Expander

When people think about orthodontics, they usually think first of braces. However, there are other orthodontic treatments commonly used to improve the look or the smile or the alignment of the teeth. One of these treatments is a palatal expander. If you are in need of braces in Norwalk CT,...

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Orthodontics for Treating TMJ Disorders

The temporomandibular joint, also referred to as the TMJ, is the joint where the lower jaw or mandible joins the upper jaw near the temporal bone. This joint can become misaligned, leading to a variety of uncomfortable symptoms that can be difficult to diagnose. In some cases, orthodontic treatment is...

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Subtle Straightening with Invisalign

Invisalign in Norwalk CT is a means by which people of all ages can realize the beauty of a new smile thanks to straight and perfectly aligned teeth.Young adults and professionals can realize the aesthetic advantage of being able to have their teeth straightened with the clear aligners available with Invisalign.Traditional...

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